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Matrix247 earns Microsoft Gold Partnership

Brilliant news that our endorsed ICT Partner Matrix247 has attained the elite Microsoft Gold Partnership, in which only the top 1% of Microsoft partners possess!✔️ 😊   Matrix247 CEO Ste Pritchard commented: “We’re proud to share we’ve demonstrated our best-in-class capability within Microsoft solutions and have the accreditation to ensure our law firm partners their ICT […]

 

The July edition of the MLS Court Report Journal is here

The second edition of our new journal is here.Published in partnership with our friends at Legal RSS it provides a summary of recent court reports which we hope will be an invaluable addition to your own understanding and awareness of recent court judgements.Read the July edition here.Reports in this issue include: Restrictive Covenant Derails Village Housing […]

 

Manchester Legal Awards 2022 film now live!

The film, taken during the Manchester Legal Awards 2022 is now available HERE It features the Welcome Reception, kindly sponsored by Docutech Office Solutions, footage of the winners and award sponsors and of course the fabulous band sponsored by Legal RSS. Once again many, many many thanks to Interlink Recruitment for being our principle sponsor.    

 

Domestic Abuse Act 2021 Cross – Examination Provisions In Family And Civil Proceedings

Registration For Qualified Legal Practitioners For Cross-Examination Work   The Ministry of Justice is continuing to register experienced qualified legal practitioners to undertake cross-examination work in family and civil proceedings in line with provisions in the Domestic Abuse Act which will be commencing shortly.   Barristers and solicitors with cross-examination expertise and vulnerable witness and […]

 

“The Manchester legal scene is more vibrant than we could ever have imagined” – meet the winners of the 2022 Manchester legal awards

Read the full article in the Manchester Evening News here

 

Manchester Legal Awards 2022 Winners Announced

A massive thank you to all our sponsors and partners for this year’s Manchester Legal Awards which took place on Thursday 9th June 2022.   It was a fabulous night and it was wonderful to be able to celebrate the exceptional talent and amazing achievements in our legal community.   We hope that all who […]

 

The Messenger June 2022

 

MLS Court Report Journal

We are delighted to announce the launch of the MLS Court Reports Journal as a brand-new benefit of your MLS membership.   This new journal is launched in partnership with our friends at Legal RSS and will provide a summary of recent court reports which we hope will be an invaluable addition to your own […]

 

Damages Claims Live Service – defendant response journey update

HMCTS advises that on Thursday 2 June 2022 the Civil Procedure Rules will be updated to state that solicitors responding to claims for damages issued via the Damages Claims Portal (DCP) must respond using the DCP.   Please find below links to further information and guidance in preparation for this: Defendant mandation communication letter FAQs […]

 

Law Society campaign briefing: The future of criminal legal aid

The Law Society are calling for your help to support our campaign for the future of criminal legal aid. As you may know, the Government published its response to the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid in March. The proposals fall far short of what is needed to secure the future of our criminal legal […]